BOGEYS! 11 O'CLOCK HIGH
Doug Canning breaks radio silence to call the sighting of Admiral Yamamoto's flight over the pacific island of Bourganville, 18 April 1943. After a two and a half hour, four hundred mile flight just above the waves, mission leader John Mitchell and his 16 ship raiding party push their P-38s to full power to complete one of the most remarkable ambushes in aviation history.
The Limited Edition
Each print is signed by all NINE surviving P-38 Lightning pilots who flew the most successful intercept mission of World War II:
- Colonel John Mitchell
- Lieutenant Colonel Roger J Ames
- Colonel Rex Barber
- Lieutenant Colonel Doug Canning
- Captain Delton Goerke
- Captain Larry Graebener
- Lieutenant Colonel Besby F Holmes
- Major Julius Jacobson
- Lieutenant Colonel Louis R Kittel
The Publishers Proof
As a tribute to the many personnel who played vital roles behind the scenes, some at great personal risk, to enable the success of the Yamamoto mission, a small edition of just 50 Publisher Proofs was issued. Each Publisher's Proof comes with a matching-numbered companion print reproduced from an original drawing, The Back-Room Boys, by Robert Taylor. Each print carries the signatures of a group of personnel who contributed in an important and significant way to the success of the Yamamoto mission.
- 38 x 24 inches
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